NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS CONTEST (the “Contest”). A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
The sponsor and administrator of the Contest is The ALDO Group Inc. (“ALDO”), 2300 Emile Belanger St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4R 3J4.
The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada, the United States (excluding Rhode Island and Puerto Rico) and the United Kingdom who have reached the age of majority in the territory in which they reside at the time they enter the Contest. The Contest is not open to directors, officers, agents and employees of ALDO and all of its affiliated and associated entities and divisions, their advertising and promotional agencies and members of the aforementioned individuals’ respective immediate families living in the same household.
By entering the Contest, each entrant accepts the terms and conditions of these contest rules and regulations (the “Rules”) and agrees to be bound by them. The Contest is subject to all applicable laws and regulations including any federal, provincial, state and local laws. The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
The Contest offer shall be valid between 12:01 am Eastern Time (ET) on May 13th 2017 and 11:59 pm ET on May 20th 2017 (the “Entry Deadline”). To enter for a chance to win the Grand Prize (described below), simply visit ALDO’s Instagram @Aldo_Shoes and make sure to like @Aldo_Shoes and then go on XXXX ([insert link to website] and complete the entry form. All entries for the Contest must be received by ALDO prior to the Entry Deadline. Only entry forms containing all required information will be considered eligible. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are void. Entries that contain typographical errors, are altered, tampered with, incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, shall also be disqualified.
A random draw will be held at the offices of ALDO in Montréal, Québec on May 21th, 2017 at 10:00 am ET, to select the Grand Prize winner, among all of the eligible entries received by the Entry Deadline. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of one ALDO gift cards having an aggregate value of $500 CAD or $500 USD or £500 GBP and a bonus bridal accessory package. All persons entitled to receive the Grand Prize will receive the Grand Prize in the currency of their country of residence. Only the selected winner will be notified by email and by Instagram direct message on May 19, 2017 (the “Time of Notification”).
The total retail value of the Grand Prize awarded is $650 CAD or $650 USD or £650 GBP depending on the country of residence of the Grand Prize winner. All expenses related or incidental to the receipt and use of the Grand Prize, including all surcharges, taxes (federal, central, provincial, state and local), and travel costs between the Grand Prize winner’s residence and participating ALDO stores, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all expenses not specifically stated herein to be the responsibility of ALDO, shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. No refund or compensation of any costs or expenses incurred by the Grand Prize winner shall be made. The Grand Prize is non-refundable, non-transferable and may not be reissued or revalidated.
Odds of winning the Grand Prize will vary depending on the number of eligible Contest entries received.
ALDO reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner must comply with the Rules and correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question (without the assistance of another person or mechanical device) to be administered by email at the time of notification. In addition to the foregoing and in order to be eligible to receive the Grand Prize awarded hereunder, the Grand Prize winner must execute a full release and affidavit of eligibility in a form to be provided by ALDO which relieves ALDO from any and all liability for injury associated with the Grand Prize awarded to him/her, as well as satisfy any and all laws and regulations and other criteria required by the Grand Prize winner’s country, province and/or state of residence. The full release and affidavit of eligibility must be signed and returned within forty-eight (48) hours following the Time of Notification, failing which the Grand Prize will be forfeited and another winner will be selected by random drawing conducted by ALDO until such time as contact is made by email with a selected winner who complies with these Rules. Once the Grand Prize winner has satisfied these requirements, he/she will be entitled to claim the Grand Prize. ALDO will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a selected winner. If ALDO is unable to communicate with a selected winner or if a selected winner does not possess the required eligibility qualifications, does not claim his/her Grand Prize within the specified time, does not comply with the Rules or incorrectly answers the time-limited mathematical skill-testing question, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize winner (or winners) will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries, conducted by ALDO.
If, by reason of a typographical or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
The Grand Prize can only be used in ALDO stores (excluding e-commerce) in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom and its recipient will have to accept the terms and conditions of use. The Grand Prize must be claimed within one (1) month of its award. No cash, transfer, assignment, product substitution or prize equivalent shall be permitted except that ALDO reserves the right to change or replace the Grand Prize at any time in its sole discretion with (a) prize(s) of greater or equal retail value. The Grand Prize cannot be combined or used in conjunction with any other contest or offer. The Grand Prize must be accepted as is, and cannot be redeemed for cash or other gift cards. Any products purchased using a gift card cannot be returned after pick-up. Choices of sizes and colours of products which may be purchased with a gift card are subject to availability at participating ALDO stores. No rain checks shall be provided. ALDO will not replace any lost or stolen prize.
ALDO assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, mutilated, late, misdirected or ineligible entry forms or for any computer, online, human or technical malfunctions that may occur in the administration of the Contest. All entries become the property of ALDO.
By entering the Contest, all entrants irrevocably grant to ALDO the right to include their name, address and other information (including email addresses) on any ALDO mailing list/email lists to be used to send entrants information and promotional materials regarding the products, services and promotions of ALDO and its various divisions. Each entrant also grants to ALDO, the right to use their name in any publicity carried out by ALDO and agrees to grant to ALDO a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable license and right to incorporate, use, display, alter modify, publish, transmit, prepare derivative works and reproduce the entrant’s photograph, voice, name, likeness, hometown and image in whole or in part in and in connection with the advertising, exhibiting, marketing, promotion and exploitation of its business in any manner, in all media throughout the world, whether now known or hereinafter devised, including without limitation, ALDO websites, ALDO social networking web pages, and all forms of print, radio, television, home-video, CD ROM, DVD, and other interactive “electronic” media, in perpetuity without any compensation, consideration or consent. Those persons who do not wish that their personal information be used for such purposes are required to so indicate in writing to ALDO at the following address: “ALDO IdoinAldo”, c/o ALDO Marketing, 2300, Emile Belanger St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4R 3J4. The entrant may also unsubscribe from E-mailing lists by using the unsubscribe link situated at the bottom of any promotional message sent by ALDO. All personal information provided by entrants will be held at the offices of ALDO. Entrants have the right to access, update or correct any personal information held by ALDO, by writing to the above address.
By entering this Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by the Rules and the decisions of ALDO, which shall be final. ALDO and its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, officers, directors, employees, shareholders and representatives, advertising, and promotional agencies, and legal advisors shall not be responsible for under any conditions whatsoever and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of ALDO that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest, or the use or misuse of any prizes granted herein, including any and all losses, damages, claims, actions and causes of action with respect to the Grand Prize (including without limitation, in connection with travel, if applicable); (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest; (vi) any problems in connection with any Contest-related materials; or (vii) any damage to any computer resulting from playing, entering or downloading any materials as part of the Contest. Subject to a contrary ruling by the Régie (as defined below), if for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other cause beyond the control of ALDO or any act corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, ALDO reserves the right, in its absolute and sole discretion to disqualify an individual and/or cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
ALDO also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Website, or who is otherwise affecting the fairness or the integrity of the Contest or is in violation of the Rules. Any attempt by anyone to damage or disrupt the Contest shall be considered a violation under criminal and civil law. ALDO reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies against such person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entrants agree that any and all disputes will be resolved individually, without resort to class action, and exclusively by arbitration. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys fees. The entrants’ use of ALDO Web Site is also governed by the Website Terms which can be found at http://www.aldoshoes.com under the legal notice section.
In the event of any dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, entries will be deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted during entry. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Winning entries may be required to provide ALDO with proof that the claimed winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry, or forfeit the Grand Prize.
BY ENTERING THIS CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES AND FOREVER DISCHARGES ALDO AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS, AND ADVISORS AND THE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ALDO, OF AND FROM ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. EACH ENTRANT IS FURTHER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE SENDING OF AN EMAIL TO A FRIEND TO SUGGEST TO SUCH FRIEND TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST. SHOULD SUCH A CLAIM OR DAMAGE ARISE, THE ENTRANT SHALL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD ALDO AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AGENTS, AND ADVISORS AND THE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, AND REPRESENTATIVES OF ALDO, HARMLESS THEREFROM.
This Contest is subject to the laws of the province of Québec and the federal laws of Canada.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Each entrant is providing his/her information to ALDO and not to Instagram. By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to release and forever discharge Instragram from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages, liabilities, costs, losses and expenses arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest.
It is the entrant’s sole responsibility to notify ALDO in writing at the address indicated above if he/she changes his/her address or other contact information. All corrections must be received prior to the Entry Deadline.
If any terms of the Rules are or become invalid, are ruled illegal by the Régie (as defined below) or any court of competent jurisdiction, or are deemed unenforceable under then current applicable law, it is the intention of the parties hereto that the remainder of the Rules shall not be affected thereby and shall remain in full force and effect.
For entrants from the province of Québec, any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux du Québec (the “Régie”) for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.
For an additional set of these Rules and/or the Contest winners’ names, visit the Website or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (ensure that sufficient postage is included) to: “ALDO IdoinAldo”, c/o ALDO Marketing, 2300 Emile Belanger St., Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H4R 3J4. Allow two (2) to four (4) weeks for delivery.